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either because they are frustrated or because they want to get more training or education. some people are finding jobs. economists have looked at different calculations of which is the better factor -- the bigger factor, or people dropping out or getting more education and training and my understanding is that there are equal roles being played by each for spirit -- each force. but there are definitely some dropping out. some of that is the baby boom generation starting to retire. it may not be a "dropping out," but people choosing to retire and leave their jobs. some older people may have lost their jobs and cannot find new ones and are taking early social security benefits. there is some of that. host: mr. r doane, the labor force participation -- mr. nardone, a labor force position rick, please explain this. guest: the take the people who are employed in those who are unemployed and combine them and you get what is called the labour force. divide that by the population in at 16 and over and you're of the force participation rate. is the proportion of the population that is either e
that the narrow focus on racial diversity in higher education has eclipsed larger issues of class and the quality, among colleges and universities. so, in advance of the u.s. supreme court's oral arguments in fisher versus university of texas, which will take place next week, the century foundation put together a report which i am going to outline which looks at the question, is it possible to create racial and ethnic diversity without using race, and instead paying attention to larger issues of economic equality in our society. it is called a better affirmative action. it makes three main points. the first, that racial affirmative action is likely on its way out. affirmative action based on race was always meant to be temporary by those who originally envisioned it, a deviation for a period of time away from the non-discrimination principle. but now there are both legal and political forces that appear to be bringing affirmative action to a end. to begin with, it is highly unpopular among average american voters. if you look at the supreme court briefs in the fisher case, you would think there i
is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. >>> daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning. a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the hospital. the driver of the mini van was distraught at the scene and was not arrested or cited. >>> so far weekend of wall to wall events in san francisco has largely been a success. there will be more chances to get down like that. tod
the break. stay with us. ♪ viewer for capella university. matter. education is the key. it is the vehicle. it's the way in which we evolve. every journey is different every possibility is unique. but the beginning, the beginning is my craft. i'm an ordinary person striving to achieve extraordinary things. it started with a dream and i'm on my way there. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> announcer: casting across the nation on your radio, and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: and the president reelected! ♪ >> bill: well, hugo chavez that is. six more years. everybody said he was going to lose too. what do you know? hey, good morning, everybody. good to see you today. we are ready to go here on app monday morning. monday october 8th it is -- this is, we are, the "full court press" coming to you live from our nation's capitol and booming out to you on current tv and on your local progressive talk radio station. hope you had a good weekend got a chance to rest up watch some baseball, watch some football, and are ready to tackle the news of the day. of course, it is a holi
weight clicks. >> this morning on "education nation today" an innovative day care program. the first two years of a baby's life offer a short and invaluable opportunity to stimulate learning skills. "today" contributing correspondent jigier checked out one approach that focusses on the early important learning years. >> a level playing field is what single mom wendy moreno wants for her two boys who were attending what she called an inadequate day care. >> if they didn't want to color or do nothing, they would make them watch tv. >> they pretty much waived tv all day long. >> watched tv all day long. >> many children spend a lot of time without having anyone talk to them, without being picked up. >> reporter: psychologist diana rouners is looking to change this dangerous pattern and starting early within the first 1,000 days of a child's life. >> we do need high quality early education setting, not just so moms can go to work but more importantly so these children can develop the language skills, the behavior skills, the social skills that will allow them to be successful. >> she develop
of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "weekends with alex witt." it's just past the half hour. today vice president biden is fundraising in the northeast while basking in his post-debate glow. democrats praised mr. biden's feisty and lively performance. republicans thought differently. no surprise. saying he was disrespectful. here's how mr. biden assessed the debate yesterday. >> anyone who watched that debate, i don't think there's any doubt that congressman ryan and i, governor romney and the president, we have a fundamentally different vision for america. and truth is that i think people -- >> well, there are only two presidential debates remaining. we have a town hall style forum on tuesday, foreign policy debate later this month. nbc campaign cari -- hello from d.c. let's get a question to you. do you get a sense that mr. biden set up a blueprint for the president at the next debate? >> well, you know, the vice pre
taking part in a road blockade to oppose living costs and educational policies when government forces opened fire. another 24 -- 34 people were wounded. thousands of workers staged a one-day strike on friday at the foxconn factory in china known for poorly treating workers who help make apple products such as the iphone. the group china labor watch says up to 4000 foxconn workers walked off the job in protest of new employee demands including working through a holiday that began last week. foxconn initially denied that a strike was taking place, but later said the dispute had been resolved. workers at a walmart supply warehouse in elwood, illinois are returning to work after a three-week strike. the workers walked off the job last month amidst allegations of sexual harassment, dangerous working conditions, unpaid wages, and retaliation against organizers. managers reportedly fired several leaders and threatened others after they delivered a petition. the workers say they have won pledges to end work is retaliation and will be given their full wages for the time they were on strike. th
. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. to a world of super-connected intelligence. the potential of freescale unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. to investing with knowledge. the potential of td ameritrade unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. >> steven, you got 30 seconds. >> thank you. we will most likely expect low volatility you continue low volume in the u.s. stock market but we are expecting with earnings season beginning tomorrow, excluding alcoa, could accept lower earnings expectations, which is the worst postrecovery we have seen in a recession in a long time. we need to recommend cautious optimism. >> all right. chad, over to you. >> two things for tomorrow, alcoa, reporting after the close, expect about a 13% decline in revenues as well as the nfib small business survey is going to come out. that is going to be a little bit bettha
a 14-year-old girl in the head and neck and the reason? because she supported education for women, something the taliban strongly oppose. the girl was on her way home from school as the story goes, when police say the gunman approached a crowded school bus and asked whether anybody could point out this one girl. cops say another student did exactly that. and the gunman shot them both. medical workers air lifted the teenage activist to a nearby military hospital. somehow both girls survived. pakistan's prime minister condemned this and say the 14-year-old is quote, like my daughter. and yours, too. in neighboring afghanistan, a woman is freedom and women's rights. this is news in a country where little more than a decade ago, women were not allowed to go outside alone. ♪ . >> shep: a rare thing for afghan women to appear on stage. the rapper says some relatives refused to talk to her because of these performances. >>> a dreary day for our 401(k)s and a dismal outlook for the world's economy. you're welcome. the dow dropped 110 today. the nasdaq off 45. s & p off 14. those numbers
. one penny out of every dollar it focuses on education to make sure that we are educating and empowering our work force. >> gretchen: the winner will replace retiring independent senator in connecticut, joe lieberman. >> steve: a day of joy turns into a day of tragedy after a wedding reception in the philly area erupt noose a deadly brawl. cops say guests from two different wedding receptions were partying at the hotel bar and then at some point, somebody threw a fist and they started fighting. a 57-year-old man died from a heart attack during the fight. he's believed to be the uncle of one of the brides. she is seen there running through the parking lot in her wedding dress. three people are facing charges for the fight. >> pete: sad. and they don't call him fearless felix for nothing.tomorrow felis set to sky dive from 23 miles up. 120,000 feet above the earth. he will be flying faster than the speed of sound. his body will go from 0, steve, to 690 miles per hour in 34 seconds. gretchen. he will be supersonic for one minute. if he succeed, his jump will be the highest, f
million people watch that had debate to become educated on who they want to choose. and i think the debates do matter. whether or not the momentum stays through, the next one is a town haloform at, then the third -- hall, then the third one is -- it will be interesting to see out polls stay over time. if you look at one point in time, usual usually you can't say how this will be wednesday night. >> steve: brian, to your point about how the post game show with the obama team has been to call mitt romney a liar, it just goes to show you how desperate they are. there was a "new york times" story yesterday that said that ten minutes before the debate was up, they had a conference call. they figured out okay, we'll start calling him a liar. what's interesting is, though, why didn't the president of the united states on the stage go ahead and call mitt romney out live on television? mitt romney saw some instances where the president was distorting his image and his ideas regarding the $5 trillion worth of tax cuts and mr. romney said mr. president, that's simply not the case. barak ob
educating the public key to their survival. >> we hope people would be understanding about co-existing with these native animals. >> reporter: down in the southern tip of florida, the canals of florida power & light's power plant have been a safe haven for crocodiles since about 1978, with about 400 living here now. turkey point, in addition to refuges in everglades national park and crocodile lake has been essential for the species recovery. people work to make sure that crocodiles are here to stay. >> this is a really good example of a nesting habitat. >> reporter: each year, the turkey point croc team goes out to find nests and tag newborns with microchips. this gives each new crocodile an i.d., and helps them keep track of how the species is progressing. >> if we protect the crocodiles, we're protecting a whole number of species, some of which are threatened. >> reporter: then, the hard work begins as the sun sets. they're going to see up close how the crocodiles are doing. >> i see him. let's do it. >> now, we have to get it tired. >> reporter: they carefully get the croc
was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. >>> good morning. it is certainly "holiday light" heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza. it actually looks good across the upper deck. we had an earlier accident on the skyway but that is now long since cleared. traffic is moving fine into san francisco. it's actually the opposite direction where we're starting to see slower speeds. look at this towards the lower deck. there must be a stall or something heading towards oakland because 101 is backed up. looks like to the 280 interchange even possibly beyond. a quick note: pleasant hill ro
, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> here's "the play of the day." >> transacting business here on the couch. >> i want to get a commission. >> take a look at this. a high school cheerleader flipping her way into the guinness book. 16-year-old miranda ferguson from texas. she did it last year. 32 hand springs in a row. >> wow. >> no way. >> oh, yeah. could she get to 32? yeah, she can get to 32. oh, yeah, she can. 35. >> wow. >> 35 hand springs. >> later in the show, josh is going to try. >> i'm coming for you, guinness book. >>> coming up, i hear rob lowe is here to take over times square. he's our guest co-host today. and he brought a little friend. >> oh, look at that. >> i can't wait. >> we have penguins. >> that's a cute penguin. and we're filling. [ female announcer ] think a thick cream is the only way to firm skin? challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lif
. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-llionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. anand great benefits, vote forf wplplacequestion seven.ood pay.. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> a lot more reunions coming up. we have a big week here on "gma." rob lowe is co-hosting tomorrow. ann romney coming in to co-host wednesday. sam, thank you for starting us off in a great fashion. >> c
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